is a member of the IPES-Food panel, and a nutritionist and public health expert, and Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of Brasília, with both academic and governmental expertise in food and nutrition policies and the right to food. She worked on the implementation of Brazil’s Food and Nutrition National Policy (Ministry of Health – 2000-2003). She is President of the Brazilian National Food and Nutrition Security Council (Consea) 2023-2024 - which comprises civil society and government representatives and advises the Presidency of the Republic - a post she also held in 2017-2018. Currently she is also the coordinator of the Observatory for Food and Nutrition Security Policies of the University of Brasília. She is a longstanding member of the UN’s High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition, and board member of various networks including the Brazilian Alliance for Healthy and Adequate Food. Elisabetta’s professional life has been guided by relating different dimensions of food systems to nutrition and the progressive realisation of the right to adequate food. Elisabetta holds a PhD in Public Health.